David C. Smith obit

David C. Smith David C. Smith, 81, of Tucumcari, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005 at Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. Smith was born March 26, 1923 in Hornesville, Mo. He lived in Tucumcari for the past 37 years. He was a retired school bus mechanic for the Tucumcari Public School System. Smith also served in […]

Loraine L. Saxton, Flora Lucille Kauffman, William Lindsey, Jr.

Flora Lucille Kauffman Flora Lucille Kauffman, 87, died on November 27, 2004 in Clayton following an extended illness. Lucille Kauffman was one of the pioneer spirits in Quay County having served as the first female assessor in the state. She also ranched with her husband , drove a mail truck and school bus route. She […]

Billie Evellyn Marie Sanders Selman

Billie Evelyn Marie Sanders Selman, 70, of Clovis died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004 at her home in Clovis. Billie Selman was born on March 29, 1934 in Clovis to Robert Burdette and Dora Marie Bryson Higgins. She married W.A. Sanders at a young age and later She married Donald Ray “Joe” Selman in 1977. A […]

Former Tucumcarian turns 100

William Thompson Mary Goldenberg, who lived in Tucumcari from 1919 until just five years ago, will celebrate her 100th birthday Sept. 10 at the Vida Encantada Assisted Living Center in Las Vegas. Goldenberg said keeping busy and surrounding herself with family kept her going over the years. “Everyday my daughter and grandchildren come by to […]

Nellie Ayers

Nellie Ayers Nellie Ayers, 91, died Monday, Jan. 26, in Sedona, Ariz. Ayers was born June 5, 1912 in Tucumcari. She was a member of the Episcopal Church. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Ayers is survived by her daughter, Lois Legleu of Sedona and her son, Bud Ayers […]

Obituaries 1-14

Mae B. Taylor Mae B. Taylor, 87, died in Dan Trigg Memorial Hospital on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004. Mae Taylor was born Nov. 8, 1918 in Baker City, Ore. She has been a resident of Tucumcari since 1961, moving to Tucumcari with her husband Richard. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She […]

Mae B. Taylor 1-14

Mae B. Taylor, 87, died in Dan Trigg Memorial Hospital on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004. Mae Taylor was born Nov. 8, 1918 in Baker City, Ore. She has been a resident of Tucumcari since 1961, moving to Tucumcari with her husband Richard. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She had been a […]

Obits, jan 3

Pauline Martinez Pauline Martinez, 64 died on December 26, 2003. She is survived by one son Anthony Martinez; six daughters Margaret Martinez, Mildred Camacho and husband Luis, Rosie Martinez, Jeanette Martinez, Gina Martinez and husband Weldon Porter and Bernadette Martinez; five brothers Julio Chavez, Tim Chavez and wife Helen, Reyes Chavez and wife Trinie, David […]

Dec. 10 obits

Frances Sandoval Frances Sandoval, 75, died at her home in Tucumcari Dec. 6, 2003. She was born Jan. 29, 1928 in Tucumcari. She was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church and member of the Mt. Carmel Society, the Rosary Society and the Christian Mothers. She served in the past as president of DOES […]

Nov. 19, 2003

Lula Leach Lula Mae “Babe” Leach died Nov. 8, 2003 in Gallup. She was born May 5, 1925 in Bard. Mrs. Leach was a member of the First united Methodist Church and member of DOES and Lioness. Survivors include her husband Wallace Leach of Gallup; son Terry Leach of Albuquerque; daughter Jan Smith of Gallup; […]